Mandatory death sentence for drug trafficking may be amended to life term, says Dr M

Published on 19 Feb 2020 3:29:16 PM

The mandatory death penalty for drug trafficking might be amended to a life sentence, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad after launching the National Anti-Drugs Month on Tuesday.

He said the government would study laws for offences related to drugs because some quarters claimed that the punishment imposed on offenders was too harsh.